Support Engineer

Spraying Systems Co is the leader in spray technology. With 12 manufacturing facilities throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia, we can quickly deliver to our customers anywhere in the world. Spraying Systems Co. has the right nozzle for all spray applications, with nozzles readily available in thousands of sizes, hundreds of configurations and dozens of materials. Our innovative spray nozzles are designed to improve efficiency – from quick-change nozzles that require no tools for installation to anti-bearding nozzles that increase throughput. Our in-house spray fabrication experts design and fabricate custom lances, manifolds and shower headers. Custom solutions can optimize spray performance, improve product quality, simplify system installation and minimize physical changes to existing operations. Choose from applications in every industry.
 
Spraying Systems AutoJet Europe BVBA is a 100 % owned subsidiary of Spraying Systems Co in Wheaton, USA. We produce spray solutions for the European market and on request also for other Spraying Systems locations in the EMEA region. This mainly concerns the automation of spraying systems to control and monitor various spraying applications. In addition, we also develop the electronics that are used worldwide to drive the nozzles.

We are currently hiring a

Support Engineer

reporting to our Operations Director in Ghent.

Your tasks would be the following:

  • First line of (telephone) support for all sold systems
  • Basic functional testing of systems (to save time for Project engineer of the order) and to learn new systems
  • Helping with customer spray tests
  • Supporting installation & on-site start-up of installations

What you bring with you:

  • Electro-mechanical bachelor or master
  • Experience with TIA Portal to support Siemens PLC platforms (S7-1500 series, S7-1200), typically over an eWON connection.
  • Experience with reading and understanding electrical schemes
  • Eventual knowledge of liquid and air components like valves, pumps, sensors (pressure, flow, temperature, ...)
  • Likes to travel eg to help with startups of sold systems at end users (typical region = Europe, typical 1 to 5 days per month)
  • Team worker
  • Organizing qualities
  • Problem solving capabilities
  • Punctuality and accuracy, sense of responsibility
  • Fluency in English and Dutch is mandatory. Other languages are an asset.
If you feel ready for this challenge and like a no-nonsense culture, please send your CV and motivation letter including your salary expectation to [email protected]

We offer next to the monthly salary 20 holidays and 12 supplementary days (ADV-dagen), meal vouchers, an extensive insurance package, laptop, iPhone, Internet at home, transportation allowance / company car and a bonus scheme based on company targets.
 
We work 40 hours a week in a flexi-time schedule, occasional home working is possible.

Our office is currently located at the premises of our high-end production site Spraying Systems AutoJet Europe in Sint-Denijs-Westrem, close to Ghent and as of 2022 in Deinze.
 
Our local team consists of approximately 50 employees who work in the high-tech production in the areas of Research & Development, project engineering and manufacturing (AutoJet) or in the area of Global IT, European Finance and Human Resources (Spraying Systems Europe). The European team cooperates with approximately 20 countries.